Anonymous, 09 Jan 2016hello, may i know what was the cause of the auto shut down? because i tried to reset my phone ... moreHi, i think it as something to do with the signal strength you have. I noticed that once my signal drops this phone will shut itself and wont turn back on unless plugged into a charger
colouroflife, 30 Dec 2015Don't buy M5, at least not now. Wait until there'll be a solution available to this issue. Aut... moreI bought mine almost a month ago, and went to the service center thrice for replacement. Got 3 replacemwnts all jn all. First one is an obvious refurbished because it got monopod marks and dents everywhere but sony wont admit it, they replaced it but it also has a screen static issue, the one im using right now has autoshutdown issues, tried to phone the service centre but no answer. Spaybe ill just wait it out until they release the marshmallow update. But one thing i noticed is the autoshutdown has to do with the Signal strength.the moment i lost my signal or my signal drops the phone shuts itself and wont turn on unless plugged into a charger. But when im out and my signal is strong, i don't face any problem at all. I hope sony gets this sorted. It sucks that this phone is only good on papers and ads. I wont recommend it for those planning to get one. Try the Z serieds ofciurse that will cost you more but it will be worth it.
Its truth, shuts down everyday, sometime 5x a day, switch on is possible only from charger. I do not advice this phone!!!
Anonymous, 09 Jan 2016hello, may i know what was the cause of the auto shut down? because i tried to reset my phone ... moreRe-download the 3g/4g network settings to yout phone. its initial settings have problems. I did it and solved the problem of my phone.
I downloaded 3G/4G network settings to my M5 and the shut down problem finished. The device's initial 3G/4G settings have some bugs and make the device restart.
OK, got the M5 for 3 days, already noticing the following bugs:
- Shutdown problem - phone shuts down, and cannot be turned back on unless plugged to charger. Have had this twice, both times when watching video (on youtube and instagram).
- Cannot access battery usage in settings, shows "Settings has stopped"
- When phone starts up, if time set to "automatic from network", it takes a minute for time to show correctly, because of which whatsapp and other apps can show errors.
I really don't understand how a company like SONY can release a product this buggy, and not care when thousands of users experience the same issue.
Please Don't Buy this phone, as this model has several technical problem and software is not working properly.
I suggest,It is a waste of money to purchase this phone.
Anonymous, 09 Jan 2016hello, may i know what was the cause of the auto shut down? because i tried to reset my phone ... moreThis phone has shutdown issue. Try repairing software with Sony PC companion.
Anonymous, 09 Jan 2016hello stranger! pls help! i tried to reset my phone when its battery was at 49% and now it won... moreIf charged 90% it turns to green. If it won't turn on try to force off by pressing the little yellow button under sim & micro SD slot.
MK AHMED, 30 Dec 2015Will it be fine to purchase the M5 is January , please advise (South Africa) Not advisable. I purchased one from Cell C, two weeks of regular usage later, the phone is completely dead and won't turn on. I have tried every possible trick to turn it on to no avail. Camera not up to par either and the battery life is nothing to shout about either. All in all a general waste of money.
Does anyone has problems connecting earpods from apple in xperia m5?
Asd., 04 Jan 2016Hi guys. Im thinking about buying this phone but having second thoughts because of the auto sh... morefrom the phils too, pls dont buy this phone. i have one and it shuts down when i use 3g and lte. it only works when i use gsm. it would be a waste of money. they say the problems would be gone when marshmallow comes out
hyperstrong, 06 Jan 2016I experienced same thing, what I did is to send my phone to service center. They reformat it b... morehello, may i know what was the cause of the auto shut down? because i tried to reset my phone but it shut down. but the battery was at 50%. pls reply thanks
Anonymous, 08 Jan 2016Some tips for you: 1)3 hour charging is normal. 2)Every phone storage works that way and 10 ... morehello stranger! pls help! i tried to reset my phone when its battery was at 49% and now it wont turn on. i tried charging it but the bat life shows red at first but then turns into orange. i need help pls. thank you
Hi guys I'm a samung user looking to switch to a Sony but a bit confused after reading the comments. So please help what should i buy between a Samsung note4/5,iphone 5plus or the new Sony m5 which i really would love to own(or any other Sony which is as good as the m5) please help :-(
Baurob, 07 Jan 2016Hey guys, i have this phone since Xmas, and this phone is very good, but two things are annoyi... moreSome tips for you:
1)3 hour charging is normal.
2)Every phone storage works that way and 10 of 16GB it is normal, don't worry.
3)Uninstall clean master as fast as you can, not only clean master but this type apps is bad for android, don't use it anymore, task killers and ram boosters are bad for android, stop killing your phone.
4) For app crash factory reset your phone, it can help.
Baurob, 07 Jan 2016Hey guys, i have this phone since Xmas, and this phone is very good, but two things are annoyi... moreGoogle play app, cam app crashes do frequently occur on Xperia M5, nothing you can do for now.
As for the internal storage, The system apps and services use the rest of 16 GB. This is the case for all mobile phones. You can uninstall the not needed bloatware apps to increase the storage but without rooting, your options would be limited.
Hey guys, i have this phone since Xmas, and this phone is very good, but two things are annoying:1. when i go to a new app(not at all apps), first time it crashes or i spend a lot of time to surf google play, it crashes and app shut downs.2. when you activitely use a phone, battery discharges after one day, but most i hate is that, when i charge it, it fully charges per 3 or more hours...And... Last thing- i cannot understand why i see in any program that the phone has only a little bit more storage space than 10gb, although it has 16gb storage space... When i use(for example) clean master, it shows that android os uses 5gb and i cant understand, where are other 6gb...
Ruan Arendt, 30 Dec 2015iPhone 6S is the best at the moment. I got mine two weeks ago and it is a VERY good phone. Yee and the man landed on the moon in 60s
Where fruits belong between technology here?
Ohh sorry, you meant this item with one button for all options...
Sorry this forum is about sony m5 and not apple joystick